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1 Kayenta Road Canyon Point, Big Water, UT 84741
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Amangiri (peaceful mountain) is located on 600 acres in Canyon Point, Southern Utah. The resort is tucked into a protected valley with sweeping views towards the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Built around a central swimming pool with spectacular views, the resort blends into its dramatic surrounds of deep canyons and towering plateaus. Amangiri's Aman Spa features a floatation therapy pavilion, a water pavilion with sauna, steam room, cold plunge pool and step pool, a fitness centre and a yoga pavilion.
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Free breakfast
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HallPassBand wrote a review Oct 18
Seattle, Washington5 contributions3 helpful votes
The pictures do not do justice to this place - it is beyond expectation! Amangiri is extraordinary and well worth the splurge. Attention to detail is redefined - nothing is overlooked. We never thought our visit would land us in the middle of a pandemic and are grateful the staff adhered to a very high standard to ensure everyone was safe. We stayed in a dessert pool suite and were thrilled with the accommodations. It was so nice to come back from a 10 mile hike through Buckskin Gulch or a Via Ferrata Voodoo climb to jump in our own pool. The weather was in the upper 80's and mid 50's at night - October is one of the best times to come here. The views are glorious and expansive and the sky deck was an added bonus for watching the stars at night. There are only 4 small plunge pool suites - the two dessert view pool suites are bigger and more private as they are not next to each other like the two Mesa view pool suites. The views are more expansive and farther away (not much) to the main facilities. This provided a beautiful walk to explore the resort daily when heading to the restaurant, main pool or spa. Food, beverages, staff and dining experience compared to a 5 star restaurant. The spa was amazing with a variety of unique services to enhance the experience. The fitness studio, Pilates and yoga classes were world class - very special studio with views of the surrounding strata. The concierge and housekeeping staff were always one step ahead - we never asked for a thing or wait long, they were attentive and kept things moving seamlessly. Our excursions were handled expertly by our fabulous guide Mark from Adventure Partners - they handle many of the hikes and tours around the property. Be sure to add to your list the use of one of the resort's high end BMW convertibles for a quick tour of nearby Horseshoe Bend and end your stay with a private sunset dining experience in the dessert before you leave. You will walk away feeling like you left the planet and experienced a taste of heaven. Well done Amangiri! Stay safe, stay open and keep up this amazing experience! Looking forward to seeing you again!
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Date of stay: October 2020
Room Tip: The two dessert view pool suites are bigger, more private, not next to each like the two Mesa...
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Response from Julien Surget, General Manager at Amangiri
Responded 6 days ago
Dear HallPassBand, Thank you first and foremost for your visit and for taking the time to share your enthusiastic comments with your fellow travelers. I am thrilled to know you had such a wonderful time with us and above all, that you felt safe and well looked after. It certainly sound like you made the best of your time her, both on and off property, and luckily there is plenty more to explore during your next visit, which we look very much forward to. Thank you again for the opportunity to be your home away from home for a few days, and I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
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Stacy L wrote a review Oct 4
Atlanta, Georgia2 contributions1 helpful vote
Such a wonderful place! The concierge was terrific helping us prepare for our trip and with anything we needed during our visit. We stayed in the One Bedroom Sunset Pavilion with views of the mesa AND the canyon-gorgeous. We wanted to keep our distance from others because of covid, and the management was very accommodating. We had one dinner in our lovely pavilion-the table was set with the beautiful dishes from the dining room. Another meal we arrived at the beginning of dinner time and had the table of our choice. The food was high quality and delicious for all the meals. We did the group hike one morning and a private hike arranged by Amangiri another morning. Both super. I'd highly recommend Amangiri for anyone who wants a very special and luxurious vacation.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: The camp area is WONDERFUL.
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Response from Julien Surget, General Manager at Amangiri
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Stacy L, Thank you for your visit of Amangiri and for taking the time to share your comments with us regarding your stay. I am delighted to read you found your visit safe and comfortable, and that the team was accommodating to your preferences. Thank you once again for taking some time to visit us and I look forward to your return.
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TravelLovingProf wrote a review Sep 2020
Chicago, IL73 contributions86 helpful votes
Before going to Amangiri, I had read several reviews that were critical of the food and service, so I'm happy to say that both were excellent during our stay. I was actually dreading the food and it was great. And even though we're in the middle of a Covid situation, the resort manages to pull through and provide excellent, if slightly limited, options. But before I say anything more, please note: AMANGIRI IS ON PACIFIC TIME!!! You'll avoid a lot of travel headaches if you know this and don't assume that the resort, even if it's in Utah, is on Mountain time. Oy, the mess this caused us. The next big issue is, the cost. This place is unbelievably expensive unless you are in the upper echelons of the wealthy. Why? I think the answer is, because it can be. It's $3500 a night to bask in the unique desert and mesa tops of this beautiful area, so no, of course it's not "worth it." But if you love the desert light and it's a really special occasion and you can save up to afford it, it's worth coming. At least, one time. The spa services are excellent. (Special shout-out here to Missy, who was fantastic in introducing my skeptical husband to yoga). Horseback rides take you out to see amazing petroglyphs and jack-rabbits and sediments used by a local painter. There are ancient Navajo sites nearby. We couldn't really afford the helicopter rides and other stuff, but even just sitting outdoors is incredibly soul-feeding. And the guest shop has Tylenol if you get carried away in any way, horse or Hendricks. Inevitably, there were a few minor glitches. One day the room wasn't made up. Ants found a dead fly on our porch and had a feast, yuck. Alcoholic drinks are very expensive. It's a long drive here if you can't rent a jet. They could really use some chap-stick in the rooms, or your lips will dry and fall off. The worst for us was the Saturday night drum-banging and shrieking at the restaurant. Please. Don't pretend we are immersed in Navajo culture, we know it's tourist nonsense. Just let us eat dinner. I also wish they would shave 30% off all the prices. Then it would be expensive, but not insane. More people might sign up for the special guided trips, or order a cocktail. Also--and this is significant--the trail map is terrible! You can try to follow it and you'll get totally lost; there are markers that don't appear on the map, and vice versa. And we are talking desert hikes. A little bit scary. We took West Coyote and it was impossible to find or follow. I hope this review is useful to both guests and the hotel administration. We valued our time here but can see even greater things for Amangiri in the future. And did I mention, chap-stick?
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Response from Julien Surget, General Manager at Amangiri
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear TravelLovingProf, Thank you for staying with us and exploring our Peaceful Mountain. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed the soothing and inspiring desert atmosphere and that the occurrences detailed in your review did not mare otherwise your fond memories of your visit with us. Thank you again and I look forward to your return. Julien Surget General Manager
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BobBinDallas wrote a review Sep 2020
Dallas, Texas10 contributions13 helpful votes
Amangiri is like stepping on another planet with all the luxury comforts of a 5 star hotel. The scenery is unbelievable and all around you in this remote resort - especially at the pool! But what makes this place soooo special is the STAFF. Less than 40 rooms and it's the place "where everyone knows your name". We have never stayed at a resort or on a cruise where we were ALWAYS greeted by happy, personable and attentive staff. I would ask where they find them, but I know - it's from all over the world that they come to work at an Aman property. Watch for Sean, Evan and Dino in particular to make your stay here fantastic.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: No reason to upgrade for a better view or location - they are all great.
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Response from Julien Surget, General Manager at Amangiri
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear BobBinDallas, Thank you once again for your visit and for taking the time to share your feelings about your stay on this forum. I am thrilled you had such a great time and that you found our colleagues engaged and enthusiastic. Thank you for highlighting Sean, Evan and Dino. They are terrific individuals and we are proud of them. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Julien Surget General Manager
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Inspiration378165 wrote a review Sep 2020
Vail, Colorado1 contribution
We are planning a visit and can't get anyone to answer the phone or respond to an email to book spa services. I stayed here the first year it opened and so hope our upcoming experiences will not disappoint.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Response from Julien Surget, General Manager at Amangiri
Responded Sep 15, 2020
Dear Inspiration378165, Thank you for your upcoming trip and for reaching out to us through this forum. I am sorry to read about those delays and if your request has not been tended to yet, I would be delighted to hear from you at jsurget@aman.com so we may give it the attention it deserves. Best regards,
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Frequently Asked Questions about Amangiri
Which popular attractions are close to Amangiri?
Nearby attractions include Water Holes Canyon (4.7 miles), Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos (4.6 miles), and Lone Rock Beach (3.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Amangiri?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Amangiri?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Amangiri?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Amangiri?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Amangiri?
Conveniently located restaurants include Latitude 37, Wahweap Grille, and Stage stop Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Amangiri?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Amangiri have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Amangiri offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Amangiri?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Amangiri have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Amangiri accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.